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How One Crash 10 Years Ago Helped Keep 90 Million Flights Safe


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I thought this was an interesting piece:




"The reforms have contributed to an unprecedented decade of safety: There hasn’t been another accident with multiple fatalities on a U.S. passenger carrier anywhere since the Colgan disaster. In fact, only one passenger death." [...]


"there were 474 deaths on passenger carriers in the decade prior to the Colgan crash. That doesn’t include the 265 people killed on planes in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, which are classified as criminal acts rather than accidents."




Some interesting discussion of it:



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